Summary: This letter announces three upcoming webinars on the final rules published on November 1, 2019 regarding the Secretary’s recognition of accrediting agencies.
This letter notifies relevant stakeholders that the Office of Postsecondary Education will host three separate webinars that will provide an overview of the final rules published on November 1, 2019 regarding the Secretary’s recognition of accrediting agencies.
For more information on the final regulations or to learn more about the regulatory process, please visit:
Dates, topics, and accessing links for the webinars are as follows:
- Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern Time: New recognition process, standards, recognition criteria, and implementation timeframes
- Thursday, January 23, 2020, from 3 – 4 p.m. Eastern Time: Substantive change, compliance, timeframes, additional locations, alternate standards, and student outcomes
- Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Teach outs, closures, state authorization, and additional locations
Links for closed captioning will be provided before each session begins.
We will provide PowerPoint slides to participants during the session and post them to IFAP following the sessions. Participants will not have an opportunity to ask questions during the event; however, we will provide contact information for follow-up questions.
We look forward to your participation. If you have questions about these webinars, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Postsecondary Education